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Hot Cross Buns Hot Cross Buns

Published by Horsford's Acid Phosphate, Providence, RI
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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Scarce, with no copies located on OCLC or elsewhere. N.d., circa 1900. 4to. 24 by 17 cm. 12 pp., including wraps. With four of these pages featuring full color plate illustrations, all naive color woodcuts that show the influence of the Lowlands in their palette, style and clothing. This promotional brochure is made up principally of familiar nursery rhymes that are slightly tweaked, and it is wherein these modifications that lies the small surprise. In addition to the color plates, each nursery rhyme is accompanied by a black and white illustration. The back cover is devoted to an advertisement for Horsford's Acid Phosphate, "a wonderful tonic and nerve food. [A scientific and carefully prepared Medicine.]" This panacea is supposed to cure headache, indigestion, debility, dyspepsia, exhaustion, wakefulness, and a reduced state of the nervous system. Bookseller Inventory # 004399

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Title: Hot Cross Buns Hot Cross Buns

Publisher: Horsford's Acid Phosphate, Providence, RI

Binding: Wraps. Brochure

Book Condition: Very Good

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